Chefs' Toys Blog

Chefs' Toys Blog

Expert Product Advice For Commercial Chefs

Chefs’ Toys Extended Product Warranty Offerings

We stand behind our products and especially our customers. We want you to feel comfortable knowing your equipment is protected. One of the many great things about ordering from Chefs’ Toys is our partnership with Mulberry for best-in-class protection plans that make a big difference in how you equip your …

Kitchen Tools: Essentials Every Home Needs

What kinds of kitchen essentials do you need to put together great cuisine? For those home cooks and chefs looking to set up the basics for a broad menu, these kitchen supplies are essential. Take a look at some of the most useful kitchen gear that you’ll want to source …

Choosing Between Restaurant Kitchen Layouts

New restaurant owners or others who are upgrading to a new space or building a new kitchen may have quite a few questions about the best ways to use their resources to set up for day-to-day cooking activity. How do you get the best layout for a new kitchen installation? …

Ways to Overcome Restaurant Labor Shortage

It’s going to take some measure of planning and industry savvy for restaurants to survive what’s taking place right now – immense challenges related to coronavirus re-openings and economic changes involving a severe labor shortage in the restaurant business. Let’s talk a little bit about the causes of this work …

Ultimate Guide to Ghost Kitchens

As the restaurant business continues to change in the wake of coronavirus closures and limitations, “ghost kitchens” are now very popular around the United States, where delivery and takeout models are becoming dominant in this part of the service industry. That’s partially because the take-out and delivery model is so …

Chefs’ Toys Playground

Is there a toy you’ve got your eye on, but aren’t fully ready to commit? Test it out at Chefs’ Toys Playground! Chefs’ Toys Playground is a small demo kitchen located in our Fountain Valley store where you can get hands-on with kitchen ‘toys’ from the best brands in the …

How to Clean an Ice Machine

It sounds like such a simple thing – cleaning an ice machine. But in our experience, this type of process can become really stressful, and concerns can lurk in the back of a restaurant manager’s mind. Why is it important to keep your ice machine clean? Well, for one thing, …

Important Things To Consider When Choosing Food Wells

A good set of food wells or in-counter warmers can be great for your restaurant  business. Here are some of the important things to think about as you’re choosing this kind of food well commercial restaurant equipment. Why Use Food / Soup Wells? Different people use different terminology for these …

Steam Table Buying Guide

For any restaurant or food service business that wants to keep food at countertop level and heat it to safe temperatures, steam tables can be an excellent purchase and a vital part of daily operations. These kinds of restaurant equipment do a lot for restaurant people. They are a key …